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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments

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AGENCY:

Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make needed editorial changes.

DATES:

Effective: July 2, 2020.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Lois Mandell, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), at 202-501-4755 or GSARegSec@gsa.gov. Please cite FAC 2020-07, Technical Amendments.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In order to update certain elements in 48 CFR parts 5, 9, 27, and 52 this document makes editorial changes to the FAR.

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List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 4, 5, 9, 18, 27, and 52

  • Government procurement
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William F. Clark,

Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

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Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 4, 5, 9, 18, 27, and 52 as set forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 4, 5, 9, 18, 27, and 52 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113.

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PART 4—ADMINISTRATIVE AND INFORMATION MATTERS

[Amended]
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2. In section 4.1603 amend paragraph (a)(1) by removing “ http://www.gsa.gov/​graphics/​fas/​Civilian_​_​contacts.pdf and adding “https://community.max.gov/​x/​24foL in its place.

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PART 5—PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS

[Amended]
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3. In section 5.205 amend paragraph (f) by removing “national buy”.

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PART 9—CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS

[Amended]
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4. Amend section 9.109-4 in paragraph (a)(1)(i) by removing “ https://www.state.gov/​t/​avc/​rls/​rpt/​ and adding “https://www.state.gov/​bureaus-offices/​under-secretary-for-arms-control-and-international-security-affairs/​bureau-of-arms-control-verification-and-compliance/​ in its place.

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PART 18—EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS

[Amended]
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5. In section 18.205 amend paragraph (a) by removing “ http://www.fema.gov/​emergency/​nrf/​ and adding “https://www.fema.gov/​media-library/​assets/​documents/​117791 in its place.

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PART 27—PATENTS, DATA, AND COPYRIGHTS

[Amended]
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6. In section 27.405-3 amend paragraph (b) by removing “with paragraph (a)(1) of” and adding “with paragraph (a) of” in its place.

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PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

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7. Amend section 52.209-13 by:

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a. Revising the date of the provision; and

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b. Removing from paragraphs (b)(1)(i) and (ii) “ https://www.state.gov/​t/​avc/​rls/​rpt/​ and adding “https://www.state.gov/​bureaus-offices/​under-secretary-for-arms-control-and-international-security-affairs/​bureau-of-arms-control-verification-and-compliance/​ in its place.

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The revision reads as follows:

Violation of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements—Certification

Violation of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements—Certification (JUL 2020)

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8. Amend section 52.212-5 by—

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a. Revising the date of the clause;

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b. Removing from paragraph (b)(14)(ii) “(MAR 2020)” and adding “(MAR 2020) of 52.219-6” in its place;

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c. Redesignating paragraph (b)(18) as (b)(18)(i) and adding (b)(18)(ii); Start Printed Page 40077

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d. Removing from paragraph (b)(22)(i) “(MAR 2020)” and adding “(MAY 2020)” in its place; and

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e. Removing from paragraph (b)(42) “(DEC 2007)” and adding “(MAY 2020)” in its place.

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The addition reads as follows:

Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items.
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Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items (JUL 2020)

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__(ii) Alternate I (MAR 2020) of 52.219-13.

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[FR Doc. 2020-12757 Filed 7-1-20; 8:45 am]

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